An important new paper challenges prevalent conceptions of the Dust Bowl, in which colonial and racial-domination aspects of the crisis are invisible, and affirms the necessity of deeper conceptions of environmental (in)justice.
Worst drought in 35 years causes crop failures, widespread malnutrition in 10 countries; aid funding is far short of humanitarian need
An important history of the Anthropocene updates the classic ‘Something New Under the Sun.’ It describes how our world has been transformed since 1945, but avoids discussing why.
Kamran Nayeri argues that Jason W. Moore’s theories involve major departures from Marxism, and do not themselves provide a coherent alternative approach to understanding capitalism’s impact on the natural world.
A valuable introduction to the development of Marxist thinking on the environment, by a leading ecosocialist. Michael Löwy explores proposals for radical change, and concrete experiences of the global struggle against ecocide.
Canada’s carbon emissions cannot be stabilized using plans that are acceptable to the capitalist classes and their interest in endless accumulation. An ambitious vision of ecosocialist alternatives must connect restructuring of work to wider social transformations.
Critics, officials disturbed as Taseko mine plans to conduct test drilling A proposed $1.5-billion mine that has twice been rejected by Ottawa because of environmental concerns appears to have been given new life, much to the dismay of First Nations and other critics.
Kinder Morgan : Natural Resources Canada appoints gas lobbyist to Kinder Morgan review panel, denies conflict of interest accusations The federal government has firmly denied conflict of interest accusations aimed at its decision to appoint an LNG lobbyist with well-known ties to Kinder Morgan to a special panel reviewing a Kinder Morgan pipeli
Burnaby protesters continue their fight against ‘demovictions’ Protesters at an occupied building in Burnaby are hoping to raise awareness about the problem of “demovictions
BC VIEWS: Tree-spikers cling to Lelu Island Amanda Stanley, “science program officer” for the Seattle-based Wilberforce Foundation, headed up to Prince Rupert a couple of weeks ago to check on one of her projects.
Mud Bay drilling for BC Hydro July 7, 2016 Mud Bay Drilling are currently drilling for soil samples by the eastbound lane on the Barnet Highway in between Kask Brothers, and the Suncor facility. Mud Bay Drilling were contracted by Kinder Morgan in the past to drill survey boreholes for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.